Administrative Responsibilities

During the 2018-2019 academic year, I will be rather busy with service roles on the following internal and external committees:

  • Data Science Hiring Committee, Department of Computer Science
  • Curriculum Committee, Department of Computer Science
  • Research and Strategic Planning, Department of Computer Science
  • NSERC ACUIG (September 2017 to June 2020)
  • CS-Can/Info-Can Board of Directors (July 2017 to June 2020)
  • General Co-Chair, ACM SOSP 2019 (October 6-9, 2019)
  • Technical Program Committee, ACM SIGMETRICS 2019
  • Technical Program Committee, WWW 2019
  • Technical Program Committee, ValueTools 2019

During the 2017-2018 academic year, I was on the following committees:

  • Department of Computer Science Head Search Committee
  • Graduate Research Awards Committee, Department of Computer Science (June 2018)
  • Faculty Merit Committee (FMC), Faculty of Science
  • Executive Committee, Faculty of Science (Jan-June 2018)
  • Associate Dean (Undergraduate) Selection Committee, Faculty of Science
  • SPEC Distinguished Dissertation Award Committee, Fall 2017
  • NSERC ACUIG (September 2017 to June 2020)
  • CS-Can/Info-Can Board of Directors (July 2017 to June 2018)
  • General Chair, IEEE IWQoS 2018

During the 2016-2017 academic year, I was on a 12-month administrative leave, following my term as Head. During this time, I had no assigned administrative duties, though I was still active on many graduate student supervisory committees, including those of my own students.

I served as Head for the Department of Computer Science from July 2011 to June 2016. During that time, I got to go to lots of exciting committee meetings, including:

  • Department of Computer Science Executive Committee
  • Academic Selection (Hiring) Committee
  • Dean's Advisory Committee (DAC)
  • Faculty Promotions Committee (FPC)
  • Faculty of Science Executive Committee
  • Faculty of Science Council
  • Provost's Heads Advisory Committee
  • Heads Forum

For the 2010-2011 academic year, I was Acting Head for the Department of Computer Science, and got to serve on many of the committees listed above, as well as the PAR (Post-Award Research) advisory group.

In the 2009-2010 academic year, I served on the following committees at the University of Calgary:

  • Research and Planning Committee
  • Graduate Scholarships Committee (Chair)
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarships Committee
  • Post-Award Research (PAR) Advisory Group

In prior years, I have served on the following committees at different times:

  • Research and Planning Committee
  • Graduate Affairs Committee
  • Academic Selection (Hiring) Committee
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarships Committee
  • General Promotions Committee
  • University Systems Enabling Research (USER) Task Force

I am also involved with ISPIA, Cybera, and WestGrid at the U of C.

Last Updated September 2018